English adjective: ridiculous
|1.||ridiculous inspiring scornful pity|
|Samples||How silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years.|
|2.||ridiculous incongruous;inviting ridicule|
|Samples||The absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework.|
That's a cockeyed idea.
Ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer.
A contribution so small as to be laughable.
It is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion.
A preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history.
Her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous.
|Synonyms||absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous|
|3.||ridiculous broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce|
|Samples||The wild farcical exuberance of a clown.|
Ludicrous green hair.
|Antonyms||humorless, humourless, unhumorous|